Tag Archives: Chevrolet Nova
Posted on 10. Mar, 2013 by BajaBusta.
But for a fresh grille texture Cadillac’s compact Seville sedan was virtually unchanged for 1979, the last year for its clean, original 1975 design. Sales were off from 1978, but remained healthy at 53,487. Base price was again $14,710. The $2735 Elegante option featured two tone paint in black and slate [...]
Posted on 07. Mar, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Cadillac as a compact? Yes,the new “international size” Seville gave Cadillac a serious contender against such European sedans as Mercedes-Benz. Styling relied more on good taste than high drama, and the Seville look influenced GM designs for more than a decade. A fuel-injected, Oldsmobile built 350 cid V8 engine, rated at 180 bhp, produced brisk [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The seventies began the first real intrusion on our auto market from abroad. From Japan to Europe, and a few in-between, the decade of disco left the Americans no choice but to confront it head on. The initial crop of imports either targeted the luxury buyer or the economy buyer. In this [...]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The new salon edition of the compact Omega sedan cost lots more than its base model counterpart, so customers tended to avoid it. A 250cid inline six cylinder engine was standard, or a 260 or 350 cid V8 might be installed in its place. Despite new styling and an improved chassis, sales of the Nova [...]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2012 by BajaBusta.
Oldsmobile’s Omega compact was in its second model year. It was powered by a six-cylinder or V-8, and could be equipped with bucket seats and a console. Olds buyers could choose styled steel wheels, or a variety of wheel covers.
Posted on 26. Jan, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The 1988 Chevrolet Nova added a sporty model to its lineup of subcompact front-wheel-drive cars. This new 1988 Chevrolet Nova Twin-Cam got its name from a double-overhead-cam version of the Toyota-built 1.6-liter four-cylinder found in other Novas. Novas continued to share their basic design with the Corolla, and this engine had previously been used in [...]
Posted on 14. Jan, 2012 by BajaBusta.
MINI-mediate! Why the name Omega, since it means the ‘last of any series’, is bewildering considering this was the first of three generations of the Oldsmobile Omega. Obviously they were noting the 24th letter (and last) of the Greek alphabet as seen by the rear quarter panel graphics (Ω), the S denoting its higher price [...]